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Ken Waghorne

Vice President, Packaging


Ken has specialized in the paper packaging markets for RISI since 1983. He provides detailed monthly and quarterly analysis and forecasts of the North American paper packaging markets as well as single- and multi-client studies. He developed RISI's international containerboard model as well as the paper packaging models for the Latin American markets. He also produces the RISI end-use market analysis for the Paperboard Packaging Council’s Trends Report on the US folding carton industry. Ken also manages RISI's global packaging economic team, and directs the incorporation of the forecasts from North America, Asia, Europe and Latin America into RISI's global reports.

Ken holds a Master of Science degree in Forest Economics from Virginia Tech and his Bachelor of Science degree in Forestry from LSU.


North American and Global Containerboard Outlook

Day 1

Tuesday, 13 November, 2018

  • Growth outlook for US box shipments and key growth driver
  • What is the outlook for containerboard capacity growth?
  • Will containerboard export demand grow in 2019?
  • Implications of lower OCC costs

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